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17 June 2010

Teen boys really do eat a lot

Parents of teenage boys often believe they are being eaten out of house and home. A new study suggests they're right.

Parents of teenage boys often believe they are being eaten out of house and home. A new study suggests they're right.

The pattern makes sense, given that boys usually hit their growth spurt - putting on height and muscle mass - in late puberty, according to senior researcher Dr Jack A. Yanovski, of the US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

 
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